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Friday

April 2, 2010
2:27 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: April 2010

For Bates alumni and parents, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates events…

Friday

April 2, 2010
1:14 pm

President Hansen lauds Bonney '80 for philanthropy, education leadership

“He demonstrates three of the most important and interrelated capacities that a rigorous liberal arts education promotes: seeing around corners, building bridges and embracing contradictions and conflicts with generosity.”

Friday

April 2, 2010
11:23 am

Video: Dean Emeritus Milt Lindholm '35 remembered

Remembrances from four people who knew Milt as a father, admissions dean, colleague and friend were offered during a memorial service for Lindholm at the Bates Chapel on March 21

Thursday

April 1, 2010
4:00 pm

Military and medical perspectives on nuclear threat to be discussed

A former U.S. Air Force officer and a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility present a talk at Bates College titled “A Fork in the Road on Nuclear Weapons: Which Path to Security?” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 5 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The talk is free and open to the public. Hosted by the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, retired Col. Richard Klass of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility will present the talk to provide medical and military perspectives on questions of nuclear security issues.

Thursday

April 1, 2010
1:59 pm

Portland Press Herald highlights All-American Manter '11

The Press Herald‘s Rachel Lenzi interviews Ben Manter ’11 of Vassalboro after he became the 10 Bates skier and first…

Thursday

April 1, 2010
1:51 pm

Newton TAB tells of the 'labor of love' by one alum for another

Newton (Mass.) TAB reporter Susan Danseyar describes the “labor of love” by Rachel Segall ’91, who is the  gestational carrier…

Thursday

April 1, 2010
1:34 pm

Physics highlights Lundblad’s work to solve ‘annoying situation’

The journal Physics highlights Bates physicist Nathan Lundblad‘s efforts, with colleagues, to solve an “annoying situation” involving optically trapped atoms…

Thursday

April 1, 2010
12:35 pm

The Boston Globe offers a reading by poet Rob Farnsworth

Boston Globe reporter Martin Finucane attends poet Rob Farnsworth’s reading at the Boston Athenaeum and describes how “the poet spun…

Thursday

April 1, 2010
8:36 am

Event Update: Reading by novelist LaFarge rescheduled for May

A reading at Bates by novelist Paul LaFarge scheduled for April 5 has been postponed until May. A writer and critic, LaFarge reads from and discusses his work at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.